London Landmarks & Secret Gems Bike Ride + Historic Pub + Graffiti Session

London Landmarks & Secret Gems Bike Ride + Historic Pub + Graffiti Session

The London Landmarks Bike Tour is an award winning, bucket-list-ticking, small-group tour of Royal London & Westminster. Designed around a safe and easy-going cycling route, the Landmarks tour offers a half-day introduction to London’s top iconic locations, Royal Palaces and hidden gems.
You’ll get an experience of London’s history and modern culture. The tour combines just the right amount of fun facts, quirky stories and local insight. Riding a classic British bike is the perfect way to explore London and you’ll also get the chance to stop for a beer at a quaint pub and try graffiti in a legal street art area.
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Walking & Biking Tours >> Bike & Mountain Bike Tours




The London Landmarks Bike Tour is an award winning, bucket-list-ticking, small-group tour of Royal London & Westminster. Designed around a safe and easy-going cycling route, the Landmarks tour offers a half-day introduction to London’s top iconic locations, Royal Palaces and hidden gems.
You’ll get an experience of London’s history and modern culture. The tour combines just the right amount of fun facts, quirky stories and local insight. Riding a classic British bike is the perfect way to explore London and you’ll also get the chance to stop for a beer at a quaint pub and try graffiti in a legal street art area.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Tally Ho! Experiences, Railway Arch 213 Carlisle Lane Meeting point: The Walrus Bar, London SE1 7LH England

Your tour will meet at the Walrus Pub (SE17RW) to use the facilities. Tally Ho guides will then bring you over to the bicycle storage location to get kitted up with a bike and helmet or tweed flat cap (optional). Secure bag storage is available.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Archbishop’s Parki, York House Carlisle Lane, London SE1 7LE England

Your ride starts with a loop of Archbishop’s Park to get comfortable with your bike and to make any adjustments. The park is a popular spot for Lambeth residents and hosts a Zipwire in the summer months.

Stop At: Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7JU England

Lambeth Palace is home to the Archbishop of Canterbury and located on the south side of the River Thames, across from the Houses of Parliament.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben, Parliament Sqaure Elizabeth Tower – Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

You’ll stop on the south side of the River Thames to see one of the best views of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: St. John’s Smith Square, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA England

Explore the quaint backstreets of Westminster, home to politicians, air raid shelters, and Lawrence of Arabia.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Dean’s Yard, 17 Deans Yard, London SW1P 3PB England

Pass through the ancient grounds of one of London’s ‘public schools’ and find out what Winnie-the-Pooh and Shane Macgowan have in common.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean’s Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England

Stand in front of Westminster Abbey, home of Coronations and Royal Weddings.
*Note; Westminster Abbey is a paid attraction and we do not have time to enter it on this ride.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: St. James’s Park, Horse Guards Road The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ England

Ride around St James’s Park, London’s most beautiful Royal Park, home to pelicans and glorious flower gardens.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Old Admiralty Building, Horse Guards Parade Westminster, London SW1A 2HQ England

Stand in the middle of Horseguards Parade where military parades take place each year and see the Downing Street garden and impressive Old Admiralty Building. You may also catch part of the Horseguards changeover.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

Ride up the Mall to Buckingham Palace home of the Queen. Hear tales of Royal history and gossip from your guide. And catch the best parts of the Changing of the Guard (on certain dates).

*the Mall is closed to cars on Sundays making it an extra special cycling experience.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Admiralty Arch The Mall Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH England

Ride under this pretty arch that marks the boundary of ‘Royal London’, and find the secret stone nose located underneath.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Trafalgar Square is the home of many iconic monuments, including Nelsons Column and the National Gallery. It’s also the technical centre of London.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London, England

Visit London’s only Italian style piazza, Covent Garden Market, bustling with shops and restaurants.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: The Lamb & Flag, Covent Garden, 33 Rose St, London WC2E 9EB, UK

Stop for a pint of local beer (optional) at the Lamb & Flag pub in Covent Garden. Once know as the ‘bucket of blood’ due to its connect with bare-knuckle boxing, the pub is older than the USA and a favourite with locals.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cleopatra’s Needle, Thames Embankment, London England

Stop by an ancient Egyptian obelisk on the River Thames to also discover the story of London’s amazing Victorian sewage system.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: London Eye, Westminster Bridge Road Riverside Building, County Hall, London SE1 7PB England

Ride past London’s iconic ferris wheel, the London Eye. You’ll stop briefly at the best place for a photo.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Bridge, London England

Cross the River Thames using a bike lane over Westminster Bridge. You’ll cycle right underneath Big Ben!

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Banksy Tunnel, London England

Visit the Graffiti Tunnel under Waterloo Station, made famous by Banksy, and see street artists painting amazing murals. This is the only ‘legal’ graffiti zone in the area. And you’ll also get to try graffiti yourself as spray paint is provided in the tour.

Duration: 10 minutes